United Airlines Summer Schedule
Travel demand continues to rise in recent weeks, and airlines expect the growth to continue, thanks mainly to leisure travelers. United is adjusting its schedule accordingly to meet that demand. The airline said today that it will fly its largest schedule since before the pandemic.
United Airlines is adding more than 480 daily flights to its U.S. schedule to offer an average of over 3,100 total daily domestic flights to more than 240 U.S. destinations. This includes the addition of new flights to Hawaii, Alaska and Montana. Overall, United plans to fly 67% of its domestic schedule and 60% of its overall network schedule compared to its 2019 June schedule.
United will add nine brand-new routes in June, including daily flights from Denver to West Yellowstone in Montana, the best option for those looking to visit Yellowstone National Park. In addition, United plans to add two new direct flights to Hawaii – from Chicago to Kona, and from New York/Newark to Maui. And as peak travel season to Alaska resumes, United will restart service from Chicago to Fairbanks and from Chicago, Houston, New York/Newark and San Francisco to Anchorage. United will also introduce brand new service between Fairbanks and Anchorage in June.
These new routes are part of United’s ongoing strategy match customer demand for leisure travel. Last month when United announced 26 brand new direct summer flights from Midwest cities to seven coastal destinations in the Southeast and New England. There are also new direct flights to three European destinations.
United is also committed to health and safety for its employees and customers. Teh airlines has teamed up with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic for cleaning and health safety procedures from check-in to landing and has implemented more than a dozen new policies, protocols and innovations designed with the safety of customers and employees in mind. Customers can review COVID-19 entry requirements, find testing options and upload required documents in the Travel Ready Center.